FREE in Partnership With New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) Welcome and Encourage All Affirming Prospective LGTBQ and Ally Parents to Consider Fostering

June 3, 2014 | Press

On Thursday, June 12 at 6:00 p.m., Family Residences And Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE), in partnership with the New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), will be holding an LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning) foster parent recruitment event at their headquarters in Old Bethpage, NY.


LGBTQ affirming families are always being sought to provide welcoming homes to LGBTQ youth in care. Affirming families are those who will welcome LGBTQ youth into their home, treat them with dignity and respect and work to meet their unique needs. You do not need to identify as LGBT yourself to become an affirming family for an LGBTQ youth.


Registration for this event is necessary and the deadline is June 5, 2014. For additional information about this event please contact Development and Mission Advancement at (516) 870-1661 or


If you are interested in being matched with an LGBTQ youth, please call the ACS Parent Recruitment Hotline at (212) 676-WISH (9474).


Thursday, June 12, 2014
|6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE)
191 Bethpage Sweet Hollow Rd
Old Bethpage, NY 11804


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